Many cities and towns in Montana have experienced rapid growth during the pandemic as a result of people from larger cities moving to the state to work remotely. However, there are many places in Montana that have remained the same, with little to no growth.

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Here in Bozeman, real estate prices have skyrocketed because of such pandemic-related growth. Often, people come here to enjoy a simpler way of life.

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Many longtime locals in the Bozeman area have been struggling to survive, and have watched as wealthy developers continue to transform the landscape. The cost of living may be going up in Bozeman, but we've got it pretty good compared to some other cities and towns in Montana.

One of the appealing things about Bozeman is the number of amenities. Many major department stores and retailers have locations in Bozeman. Compared to many small towns in Montana that don't have much more than a post office, Bozeman is definitely one of the state's more developed cities.

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The website recently put together a list of the worst places to live in Montana. The study analyzed 32 of Montana's most populated cities (over 2,100 people) to find the worst places to live in the Treasure State.

The last thing we want to do is offend people that live in the towns listed below. Some residents are probably perfectly content living where they do. If there is one upside to living in one of the towns on the list, it's that they're affordable, but that's most likely due to the fact that most people don't want to live there.

Here's what they found.

The Five Worst Places To Live In Montana

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